Transfer Tweets - Manchester United - 2023/24

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Oyedele couldn't get into the squad for a Forest Green side battling to stay up in the 4th tier, he's clearly nowhere near ready to contribute here.
I take no stock whatsoever in what happens with young players on loan in lower leagues. It is a total crapshoot and means precisely FA about the player's ability or future.
 

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If you may be wondering why I'm posting a report from Simon Jones, it's because he's been corroborated by Matteo Moretto (Tier 1; see the headline):
 

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Faye is a beast. I've been following him all this season and he looks like a top level centre-back. He's obviously only 19 years old. I hope and pray that he gets promoted to the first team next year to take Iñigo Martinez's place.

Barcelona signed him this summer for 1.5M from the Croatian second division. Great scouting by the club.
 

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I reckon he'll get a Nice loan for 2 years
Watch FIFA/UEFA crack down on this practice of signing youngsters to farm them out to other leagues for development when we start doing this even though its been happening for at least a decade before us.
 

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He's meant to be an enormous talent. Has broken all sorts of records. I can't see it happening, though, as he's apparently a diehard Milan fan. It's probably just agent posturing for a significant senior contract.
 

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Tier 2:
  • The departures will dictate the summer activity.
    • If a CB leaves, then United will prioritise bringing in a new CB.
      • Reminder: United are interested in both Branthwaite and Todibo
  • Midfield
    • United may sell Casemiro, prompting them to go after a new midfielder
      • Becomes a higher priority should Christian Eriksen also leave
    • United are keeping plenty of options, some of which include the following
      • João Gomes (Wolves)
        • Several clubs looking at him
      • Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall (Leicester)
        • Might cost £25m and allowed to leave if Leicester don't get promoted
  • Forward
    • Striker is the highest priority.
    • United are looking at longer-term options (i.e. younger players, no older stop-gaps)
      • Sesko, Evan Ferguson, and Zirzkee are three of the options
      • Not likely to enter the race for Osimhen
        • Looking for £250k/week in wages
      • Sesko & Zirkzee are available for under £50m whilst Ferguson's available for at least £80m
 

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Tier 2:
  • The departures will dictate the summer activity.
    • If a CB leaves, then United will prioritise bringing in a new CB.
      • Reminder: United are interested in both Branthwaite and Todibo
  • Midfield
    • United may sell Casemiro, prompting them to go after a new midfielder
      • Becomes a higher priority should Christian Eriksen also leave
    • United are keeping plenty of options, some of which include the following
      • João Gomes (Wolves)
        • Several clubs looking at him
      • Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall (Leicester)
        • Might cost £25m and allowed to leave if Leicester don't get promoted
  • Forward
    • Striker is the highest priority.
    • United are looking at longer-term options (i.e. younger players, no older stop-gaps)
      • Sesko, Evan Ferguson, and Zirzkee are three of the options
      • Not likely to enter the race for Osimhen
        • Looking for £250k/week in wages
      • Sesko & Zirkzee are available for under £50m whilst Ferguson's available for at least £80m
So we signed a really expensive, young striker last summer and somehow our biggest priority is striker again? Midfield and defence need reinforcements even before players leave.
 

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So we signed a really expensive, young striker last summer and somehow our biggest priority is striker again? Midfield and defence need reinforcements even before players leave.
To be fair, after Højlund, we have no other proper striker to step up. Martial will leave in the summer, so no matter what, we need another striker. For the midfield and defence, whilst we need improvements, we don't need a player at all costs like we do with a striker.
 
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I’m not sure but Jim did say he doesn’t want to be spending crazy amounts of money on just one or two players and from recent reports on Neves I’ve seen figures ranging from 85-100m. So that would surely rule us out making a bid but who knows.
Yes that is the right analysis i think
 

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Sounds like a good idea assuming we can get away with it
Considering City do that with their various teams; Brighton as well - and before either, Watford, Udinese and Granada loaned loads between themselves - then I think we'd be very hard done by if anyone tried to prevent any loans.
 

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This talking point seems to come up frequently about Mainoo now (Tier 2):

Basically, Mainoo's current contract runs until 2027 with a one-year option. The current contract also contains performance-based incentives that are getting triggered. Therefore, United doesn't need to push for a new contract soon.
 

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This talking point seems to come up frequently about Mainoo now (Tier 2):

Basically, Mainoo's current contract runs until 2027 with a one-year option. The current contract also contains performance-based incentives that are getting triggered. Therefore, United doesn't need to push for a new contract soon.
It feels like the media only bring up our players' contracts and concerns around them, even when there's multiple years left on them?

Although it might happen to other clubs and I'm just sensitive to United related...